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a retired doctor in new york city and i want to ask a very personal question and i hope he won't mind. in your writing or subsequent have people come up to you and said i've changed my life because of when you have rhode? i think most people that write or do things, whatever it is, they want to know if they had an impact on someone's life. >> i can't think of an instance in which somebody has said quite that to me. sometimes a book resonates with a person very strongly because of something they are going through in their personal life, so if they're going through a tragedy and the book somehow helps them to deal with that, then they will write to me and tell me about this and say thank you for your book because it helped me through this. i'm not thinking about that when i'm writing the book and i am never quite sure. but i can't remember anybody saying that i changed their lives. i would be very flattered by that but why did you ask that question? you must have a reason for that. >> whether they are raising children or teaching whether they are a position were going to africa they fee
and chancellor of the new york city public schools joel kline had a somewhat on education reform in washington examining america's education system and the impact on national security. council on foreign relations moderates the discussion, about an hour. >> welcome to this evening, broadcast of morning joe. the energy in this room is a real testament to two things. one is how the education reform has ripened, a combination of meade, the talent we see in this room has coalesced on the issue of new technologies but there is a sense that the moment has arrived and the other is jeb bush. [applause] >> i am a great believer that two things matter in life. won his ideas and the other is people. that is the real driver of change, the real driver of history. when you unpack it all and jeb bush is a perfect example. the coming together of a person with real talent and drive with a set of ideas and this is one of them. the fact that you are all here is the greatest salute you could give. condoleezza rice and i come out of a national security background. we use to mess around with something called the ra
to read. in the mid '50s, live in the outer boroughs of new york city, in my case the bronx, was comfortable but provincial. and my curiosity extended far beyond the bounds of my home and school. i wanted to know more about people in other places. what was happening in the world now, what had happened in the past, and quite simply how i came to be. books were my passports, and i consumed them voraciously. but i came to writing later than most. in my late '30s after having raised my three children. my generation, those of us born during and after world war ii, numbered in the millions. and we were asking questions that demanded to be answered. we had come of age in the heat of the escalating war in vietnam. and we didn't know why our brothers were fighting so far away for a cause that was so difficult to understand. and the role of women in society was changing rapidly. my friends, educator with traditional values but a deep sense of personal ambition, wanted to know how to be true to ourselves, yet remain committed to our husbands and our children. as a young mother i had st
as part of your bio that she don't talk about much. you were a boy that worked for a new york city firm and you defended alleged white-collar criminals. i would think that you'd be proud talking about that. in terms of your ads, you know, look, it's been designated by politicized and nonpartisan fact checker organization is the lie of the year they i voted too in medicare. on abortion, that was a late-term abortion bill. it's similar to new york state's bill. i absolutely did not go to criminalize abortion. i'll tell you it's a lie. >> moderator: thank you very much. congressman, first question goes to jimmy vielkind. >> both of you alluded to medicare in your opening statements. trustees currently projected it will be insolvent by 2024 with as much specificity as possible, please describe your plans to strengthening the program is something you posted you want to do and say whether those plans include raising the eligibility age from currently 65. >> moderator: congressman, 90 seconds. transfer this is something very personally. my mom's on the program is vitally important. she's 75 an
significant experience in the public sector and the private sector and he lives in new york city. >> host: how about a question or comment on these budget talks? >> guest: yes i would like to talk about that if you don't mind. when you speak that we need to broaden the tax base and you want to ask the poor people that are now close to poverty you want them to not only paid payroll tax and you want that to go away that you don't want the rich to basically -- you want to keep their tax cuts but you want to add an income tax on top of their payroll tax to the poor how do you justify that? >> guest: first i didn't say what you just said. what i said is a majority of americans pay more in payroll taxes and income taxes. the poverty rate in the united states is 15.9% triet 46.4% of americans don't pay income taxes you shouldn't have to the income taxes i don't know the right percentages that is for the officials to decide. it's between 15.9 to 46.4 but i think it's a lot closer to 15.90 and 46.4. under a more progressive tax system i believe as i said before that we need to increase effective tax ra
, themaster mind of 9/11, the attorney general discussed trying him in new york city. the american people and members of both sides of the aisle objected to having the trial of khalid sheik mohammed in new york city. as a result, khalid sheik mohammed is being held at guantanamo bay, he'll be tried by military commission but that demonstration made it clear that the american people do not want foreign members of al qaeda and associated terrorist organizations being brought to the united states when we have a secure facility in guantanamo that we have spent resources to update that is very, very humane and, in fact, in february of 2012 "the washington post" was asked about the decision, do you approve of the decision to keep open the guantanamo prison for terror suspects. 70% of the american people who answered that survey said yes, we approve of it. i want people to understand who we're talking about transferring from guantanamo bay to the united states of america. understand the individuals and some of their backgrounds who are being held at guantanamo bay, coming to a neighborhood near
efforts to make it down from new york city. we are happy to have him here. [applause] >> it would have been as much fun without david. as well as many other scholars and practitioners who have come to share their expertise. last but not least, i would like to thank the audience, you, the audience, for bringing your interest and insights to these activities. thank you again for coming this evening. i really urge you to come tomorrow as well for sessions on campaigning, polling, and voting. it cannot be more timely. as well as a chance to see some political artifacts from the museum's archives. our moderator will tell you more about tonight's program. joyce? [applause] >> i want to thank david for braving the northeast coast so we can be together tonight. we are in for a treat tonight. we are going to focus on the role of television in political campaigns and elections. no doubt that inventions and mass communication technologies from newspaper and radio and television and the internet have had an important impact on the course of political campaigning. but because of their ubiquity popp
about much. you were a lawyer that worked for a new york city firm and you defended and alleged white collar criminals. so, i would think that he would be proud of talking about that. in terms of your ads, you know, look it's been designated by the public of fact in non-partisan fact check organization as the ally of the year that i ended medicare and on abortion let me just tell you this, that was the late term abortion bill. its new york state's bill. i did not vote to criminalize abortion, and i will tell you it is a lie. .. >> this expands out to medicare advantage. 25% of seniors currently have that's where they pick a plan that the trustees will pay the premium on and we go forward. it is federally guaranteed, regulated, then, you know, as i said, 25% of seniors have it now. my opponent has said that that ships a $400. it doesn't shift $6400 to seniors. the other concept that i supported was an accountable care framework. i supported that this year. here's the important point. we have to work together to get this done. i mean, we cannot have the kind of campaign that my opponent
entrepreneurship is still there. i have the opportunities whether it be in the valley, new york city is a growth area, austin texas, and lots of bubbling enthusiasm out there. i would be long-term bullish to the extent we can have the political policymakers come to some reasonable agreement. >> yes. >> deborah piatt tani with democracy work. i have a question if you could rate, based on your experience on a scale from one to 10 how much more you believe you need to do to educate -- as nasdaq needs to educate the reporters, new organizations and political interest to use the economy and the stock market as one of the same thing. how much more do you feel nasdaq needs to do to educate people, new and old, political and more political on the reality of the fact the economy is in the stock market, is interchangeable and there is a difference between political reporting and financial reporting. >> that's going to stop nasdaq you. >> we kind of do that. our educational foundations are involved at the number of different institutions of secondary and higher ad in terms of educating about the market. i
. >> well, i was placed in quarantine in 2003 by new york city department of health. so it's, it can be done locally too. [laughter] >> um, i'm going the end with just two observations that are very cheerful to me, and i'm a constitutionally-gloomy person. i think it's very cheerful, very encouraging, maybe very reassuring that we have professionals like you've order from tonight working on this subject, and it is also very encouraging that we have people like you engaging with this subject, being curious, coming out on a night like this to think about this, hear about this and talk about this subject. thank you very much for the new york academy of sciences, and thanks to my panelists. [applause] thank you. [applause] >> actually pretty good. so just on behalf of the academy, i would like to thank our excellent panelists and invite you to join us for a drink or a soft drink out in the lobby. there'll also be a book signing. thank you so much. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> well, a couple of weeks taffe elections today there's finally a resolution in the race for florida's 18th dist
in missouri and new york city and a lot of the innovation on this is taking place at the state level. i would like to see more at the federal level as well. >> we are out of time. please join me in thanking a great panel. [applause] we appreciate it it. >>> coming at noon eastern we'll go live to the american enterprise substitute for a panel discussion on the election. with fox news channel political contributor michael. are call congress inside out columnist and aei national destructor henry olson. they'll exam the deciding factor how they cast their ballot and issues important to voters it's live beginning at 12:00 p.m. eastern. until then your calls and today headline from "washington journal." >> the election surfaces and this is what richard writes from the front page. house republican and senate democrats a new lease same leader who failed last year strike a deal on raising taxes, cutting spending, and reducing the budget deficit found themselves stuck with each other through 2014. they wasted no time staking out their position on the crisis 56 days away. which could raise the average
? a bunch of crazy folks locked in glass conference room in new york city. we launched brand new consumer products every single week every tuesday at 12:00 and thursdays at 12:00 regardless what's going on in the world. that's going increase to about ten products per week by the end of the year. the reason i started the company, i was an inventers myself, i realized making physical product is really hard. you need have there's some sort of list of tons of different disciplines from design to engineering and manufacturing and retail merchandising. so many things need come together to push one brand new product in the to the real world. what it results is in a world where invention is inassessable. now, we strive to make it assessable we do it by leveraging three things. three things that any company can activate, employ, and put forth to bring all the technology innovation and all the passion that bilged the state building in one year and 45 days in to everything around you. technology, community, and experts. it's the coming together of all three of these things that makes it possible for
was a new york city police detective for a long time, and he said if you robbed one bank, you'd probably get away with it. the guys that get caught are those who rob five banks, 15 banks, 20 banks. along the way, they make errors. it's in a similar way. if you get a broad understanding across a large data set, and you look at a volume of information or intelligence, you're able to really start to attribute what's happening, and when we talk about intelligence sharing, that's absolutely what occurs in that space. >> we had a second comment, go ahead. >> caller: okay. i had my second comment for the previous caller. on energy and gasoline and things like that. since the 80s, we had the technology to run water through our engines. stanley meyer perfected that in the 80ing. i don't know what happened to that. he had patents on it and provedf his information, even most of the technology on it, and, also, we have the processer by paul and the seg generator that was developedded by a man from europe. he's still alive. his name is john thill. >> host: we'll let you go, back to the topic of cybercrim
. >> thank you. >> coming up on c-span, live to new york city where the united nations security council is meeting to discuss the current middle east violence between israel and palestine. that is set for 330 eastern, again, on our companion network, c-span. tonight in prime time here on c-span2, author mark friedman discusses his new book, the big shift, navigating the new stage beyond midlife. he discusses how the baby boom generation is switching to new careers later in life. that begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern, again, here on c-span2. >> there are many people who might even take issue with grants saving the union during the civil war. didn't lincoln do that? well, yes, he did, and i'm not going to see grant was the only person to save the union, but he was the commanding general of the army's dumping of lincoln's policies into effect. he was the general who accepted the surrender of the army of northern virginia that ended the war. if anybody won the war on the battlefield, if you could say that any one person did, and of course you can't. one of the things we do in history is generali
profile. people in the new york city and tristate area probably aren't too eager to see how high the ocean levels may come in the years to come. over time weather events become our climate. a two-part question. are you convinced that climate change and the direction of global warming is real, and do you believe it's been caused by human activity? if so, what should the federal role be in reversing it? buerkle: well, i've said and i'm on record as saying that climate change is real, but the question is, and i don't believe it's been decided by science, as to what man's role is in creating climate change. so i think the reasonable approach is to take the interests into account rather than taking this radical all we worry about is the climate and the environment as dan did with cap and trade and, rather, look and balance all the interests. and that's not what's being done right now. you know, when you have 50 former nasa scientists criticizing nasa and saying that this climate change and whether man is causing it or not is still in question and not to take such a radical role, i think we all
change than your opponent. tomorrow, you're going up in new york city where you're going to, i soon, see people who are still suffering the effects of hurricane cindy, which many people say is further evidence of how a warming globe is changing our weather. what specifically do you plan to do in his second term to tackle the issue of climate change? and do you think the political will exist in washington to pass legislation that could include some kind of attacks on our been -- some kind of tax on carbon? >> decant attribute any particular weather event to climate change. what we do know is the temperature around the globe is increasing. faster than was predicted even 10 years ago. we do know that the arctic ice cap is melting, faster than was rejected even five years ago. and we do know that there has been extraordinarily, there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america, but also around the globe. and i'm a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior, and carbon emissions. and as a consequence i think we
of philadelphia did but the suburbs also wideout romney. new york, philadelphia, d.c., los angeles and san francisco's the birds that are all very democratic. denver las vegas and phoenix and the dallas houston san antonio atlanta charlotte and north carolina were very republican so i think calling suburbs analyzing pricing suburbs doesn't work. you have to look at each individual suburb word each region of the country and finally, number six, we have to rethink the way we spend money on politics. this was a 6 billion-dollar election-year with status quo results. i think the biggest success when it comes to money and politics and i'm not talking about the message but the macro-- karl rove separated billionaires from billions of their dollars to what effect? i mean it may be more effective way to pay voters directly. there is probably more return for your investment and i would conclude by saying that probably the supreme court of the united states, the second most important institution in the united states in aiding the economic recovery, because next to the fed they have done more to pump
that still want to come here. immigration is a big issue in this campaign, and i am in new york which has an enormous immigrant population, and i can't even imagine what the city would be like without it in terms of the vibrancy and the excitement that we feel when we walk the streets of new york. so, you know, we have a long history of finding our way through these kinds of challenges and problems. and i believe that as long as we -- as long as we stick to our basic principles, and i do think we need to make some progress here in washington might do think that the government has reached a level of this functionality that is high even by government standards. >> we love numbers. >> some incredible amount of lightning strikes when the s. con. res. 70 leaves in another few weeks it will have passed fewer than half as many of the laws as any other congress in modern history. now you may say -- some people would say that is great. but i don't think so. i think we have a lot of problems and conagra's is paid to solve them and so i do think washington has improved its success rate but beyond th
areas of all new york city. i was on the ground from the moment the storm started. the amount of devastation that i saw was unimaginable. 24 staten islanders lost their lives. families lost everything. homes were literally torn off their foundations. some collapsed. large boats, yachts were scattered deepened the neighborhoods piled up on two peoples homes. more than 100,000 were without power for weeks. people slept in a cold, damp home, and for his of to move to a shelter because we were afraid of losing. the streets were dark. they were littered with what was once their home and their personal belongings. and as a community and as a city, we came together and we cleaned up the surface rather quickly. but there are still much deeper and continuing challenges that remain. families are still in shelters. the need for housing is one of our top priorities. others are struggling with fema and sba to receive adequate assistance. the our health concerns, fuel spilled into people's yards and homes. raw sewage backed up and filled peoples homes to this evening. homeowners are uncerta
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